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Julian Assange says he'll turn himself in if Obama pardons Chelsea Manning

http://www.theverge.com/2016/9/16/12939232/julian-assange-wikileaks-chelsea-manning-obama



Chelsea Manning to Be Released Early as Obama Commutes Sentence

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/17/us/politics/obama-commutes-bulk-of-chelsea-mannings-sentence.html?_r=0



Pardon is an "executive forgiveness of crime"; commutation is an "executive lowering of the penalty."
A "pardon wipes out the conviction while a commutation leaves the conviction intact but wipes out the punishment.
Edited by A Storm is Coming, Jan 17 2017, 09:12 PM.
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